All-island Alcohol
Data Directory

The directory collates data and information on alcohol consumption and related harm on the island of Ireland. You can access data around alcohol consumption, related harms, and the retail of alcohol.

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July 19, 2023

Northern Ireland Drug and Alcohol Alliance (NIADA): Impacts of COVID-19 on People Who Use Services and Providers, 2023 (Ulster University and Northern Ireland Alcohol and Drugs Alliance)

This research study aimed to examine the impacts of the COVID-19 pandemic on NIADA clients’ substance use, related behaviours and the delivery of services. The research found […]
July 19, 2023

The cost to society of smoking, 2023 (British Heart Foundation (NI) and partners)

Research commissioned by the British Heart Foundation Northern Ireland estimates the overall annual cost to society of smoking, alcohol consumption and obesity in Northern Ireland is […]
July 19, 2023

Health Research Board reports latest drug-related deaths figures, 2023 (HRB)

New preliminary figures from the Health Research Board (HRB) on drug-related deaths show there were 409 poisoning deaths in 2020.* There were also 397 non-poisoning deaths, […]
May 15, 2023

Statistics from the Northern Ireland Substance Misuse Database: 1 April 2021 – 31 March 2022 Experimental Statistics, 2022 (Department of Health)

This bulletin summarises information on people presenting to services with problem drug and/ or alcohol misuse and relates to the 12-month period ending 31 March 2022. […]
May 15, 2023

Licensed premises in Northern Ireland 2022 (Department for Communities)

This is the second publication providing the number of liquor licences in Northern Ireland. Legislation passed by the NI Assembly specified that the Department for Communities […]
November 14, 2022

Alcohol-Specific deaths in Northern Ireland, 2021 (NISRA)

Correction notice: 19.10.22: Subsequent to the publication of Alcohol-specific death statistics on 13 October 2022, NISRA identified a coding issue whereby one case was given a […]

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